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COLLINS CHILDREN'S ANNUAL
Written by Edward Boyd; Jane Shaw; Enid Blyton; et al. Illustrated by Hilda Boswell; Racey Helps; Jean Walmsley Heap; et al..
Stock no. 1318935
Published by Collins. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red cloth spine. Pictorial front cover shows Santa hanging from a TV Aerial! First story "The strange happening at number 8" by Boyd. Includes "The Page That Blew Away" by Blyton. 5 colour plates plus b/w and two-tone illustrations. Spine bumped, corners worn. Removal of a plate to verso of front free-endpaper. Inscription in ink to verso of frontis. Remains of dustwrapper is tucked inside book.

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THE HOLOCAUST: THE JEWISH TRAGEDY
Written by Martin Gilbert.
Stock no. 1819407
Published by Collins. 1st 1986. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A powerful study of the six most tormented years of modern European history. 959 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0002163055. Boards lightly shelf worn at top & tail of spine. Text block slightly browned. Dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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LITTLE GREY RABBIT'S SPRING-CLEANING PARTY
Written by Alison Uttley. Illustrated by Katherine Wigglesworth.
Stock no. 1318829
Published by Collins. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Yellow pictorial boards. Delightful colour pictures throughout. 63 pages. ISBN: 0001941313. Slight rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean. Price-cut wrapper and evidence of removal of a label to front flap. Dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, particularly at spine and has a small tear to lower edge of front cover.

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THE MYSTERY THAT NEVER WAS
Written by Enid Blyton. Illustrated by Gilbert Dunlop.
Stock no. 2133070
Published by Collins. 1st 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This most peculiar mystery was made up by four children to entertain Uncle Bob. Cream boards, red title to spine. B/w and two-tone illustrations. Bumping to covers and a couple of cover edges. Some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with edge-tears and chips; small amount of loss.

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BRADSHAW'S DESCRIPTIVE RAILWAY HAND-BOOK OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND 1861
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819348
Published by Collins. 2015. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The book that inspired the TV series Great British Railway Journeys. A facsimile of the 1861 edition ISBN: 9780007591893. Pictorial dustwrapper has a small closed tear to top front flap corner.

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THE JENNINGS REPORT
Written by Anthony Buckeridge. Illustrated by Mays.
Stock no. 2132832
Published by Collins. 1st 1970. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 191 pages. ISBN: 0001621599. A few pale foxspots to endpapers/pastedowns. Ink marks to top edge of outer page edges. Wrapper has some browning and edge-creasing; small tear to one corner.

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A FIELD GUIDE TO THE TREES OF BRITAIN AND NORTHERN EUROPE
Written by Alan Mitchell.
Stock no. 1819250
Published by Collins. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

800 trees described and illustrated. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations and colour illustrations. 415 pages including index. ISBN: 0002120356. Boards clean and bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned at edges and spine.

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WALT DISNEY'S BAMBI
Written by Walt Disney; Felix Salten. Illustrated by Walt Disney.
Stock no. 1819221
Published by Collins. Circa 1944. Good condition.

Adapted from the novel by Felix Salten. Colour pictorial boards. Red cloth spine. Includes "A Bambi Gallery" at the beginning of the book are four extra full-colour pictures which can be easily taken out and used for framing. Edges rubbed, corners worn. Top & tail of spine worn, spine fading. Rear board faded and marked. Front joint collapsed with staple binding visible, staple binding also visible to rear joint. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper. A few grubby marks to margins.

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MOUNTAIN FLOWERS (NN 33)
Written by John Raven; Max Walters.
Stock no. 1318783
Published by Collins. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A New Naturalist publication. Green cloth. 16 colour photographs. 28 b/w photographs. 20 distribution maps. This is the first book published on the wild flowers of Britain's mountains. A significant contribution to the books on British field botany. ISBN: 0002131420. Spine slightly bumped, some fading to base of spine. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has been covered with clear adhesive film which has come loose a little on verso and is slightly browned to spine.

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MOSSES & LIVERWORTS (NN 97)
Written by Ron Porley; Nick Hodgetts.
Stock no. 1318782
Published by Collins. Circa 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist Series. Green cloth. 179 colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 0002202123. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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THE RED ROSE OF RUVINA
Written by Violet Needham. Illustrated by Richard Kennedy.
Stock no. 1318778
Published by Collins. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. It was only by chance that young Rose Ruvina discovered that her name was the same as that used by a secret society. Spine bumped. Sellotape marks to endpapers and light page edge browning. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn with slight chipping to top and tail of spine.

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THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
Written by C.S. Lewis. Illustrated by Pauline Baynes.
Stock no. 2132750
Published by Collins. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w text illustrations. ISBN: 0001831402. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with a faded spine and a few marks.

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